Residence Hall Tours

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Daily Tour Options

Daily LSU campus tours include a tour of a residence hall and housing presentation.

Register for a Campus Tour


Students can register for a housing tour showing more residence hall options. Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March through July, excluding university holidays and special events. 


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Special Event Tours

Residence hall tours are included in on-campus event schedules, like Kickoff LSU, Destination LSU, Admitted Student Day, Spring Invitational, and Orientation. Students should register for these events in advance. 

Register for Campus Event


Group Tours

Group tours are intended for school groups or organizations made up of high school students. Please contact the Res Life Tour Office at to check for group tour scheduling. 

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Learn More

See your new LSU home from anywhere in the world with our virtual tours.

If you have additional questions about housing tours, please contact the Res Life Tour Office at or 225-578-0559.

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Apartment Tours

LSU offers on-campus apartment options for upperclassmen and graduate students.

East Campus Apartments

Tours of a 4-bedroom apartment in East Campus Apartments are available for the spring semester 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary. Tours begin at the front desk of the East Campus Apartments Activity Center. 

  • Tours of ECA will not be offered April 15-19.
  • The last day ECA is open for daily tours is April 26, 2019.
  • Tours of ECA may be made by appointment during business hours April 29 - May 3. Contact the Res Life Tour Office at to schedule a tour.

West Campus Apartments

Tours of a 3-bedroom apartment in West Campus Apartments can be made appointment during business hours through May 3. Please allow 24-48 hours advance notice to schedule an appointment. Contact the Res Life Tour Office at to schedule a tour.

Nicholson Gateway Apartments

Tours are available of the studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom private bath, two-bedroom shared bath, and three-bedroom layouts. The Nicholson tour office is located in the lobby of Canal Hall, and is open for the spring semester 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturdays. No appointment is necessary.

  • Tours will not be offered April 19-20 for the university holiday.
  • Tours may be limited May 6-18, 2019 as we transition to summer hours.

Visitors may park in Gateway South Lot - Lot 109 and Gateway Central Lot - Lot 110. Visitor parking is allowed for up to one hour. Please meet at the main entrance of Canal Hall and a tour guide will let you into the lobby to check in for a tour.